As we prepare for Scylla Summit 2019, we are producing a series of blogs highlighting this year’s featured presenters. Today we are speaking with Nadav Harel, a ScyllaDB Distinguished Engineer who will be hosting the session Free and Open DynamoDB API for Everyone, which will take attendees on a tour of Project Alternator, ScyllaDB’s DynamoDB-compatible API.
Looking back at the year and a half since our last round of funding, it’s gratifying to recognize the progress we’ve made in the past 18 months. We grew the number of paying customers by 5X! We’ve advanced 80 places on db-engines. We’ve launched an impressive set of new features and capabilities to tackle whole new use cases, as we’ve documented in more than 100 blog posts!
Scylla Monitoring Stack 3.0.1 now includes a new dashboard to monitor clusters that have enabled Project Alternator, an Amazon DynamoDB-compatible API.
This article presents the extensions done to the Scylla Migrator to also support data movement between an existing DynamoDB installation and Scylla.
About Scylla’s Alternator Project Alternator is an open source project that gives Scylla compatibility with Amazon DynamoDB™. Our goal is that any application written for Amazon DynamoDB could be run, unmodified, against Scylla with Alternator enabled. Originally, Scylla began as a re-implementation of Apache Cassandra, and it has since proven to be a solid database engine with key performance and TCO benefits over Cassandra. However, we always considered Cassandra to be just a starting point. Now a 5-year old project, Scylla is able to scale to hundreds of machines, petabytes of data and many regions and availability zones. Scylla can […]